Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Biblical Archaeology Society within these specially prepared pages!
Here you can take an in-depth look at the names and faces making headlines when it all began. Get to know the scholars through their own words, and marvel at gorgeous images of the sites and finds that made them famous. These lavishly illustrated interviews present a meeting of the minds between BAR editor Hershel Shanks and the cream of the archaeological crop.
CAROL and ERIC MEYERS
Join them as they narrate the thrilling discoveries made throughout their careers as well as the joys and disappointments within the field of Biblical archaeology over the past 40 years.
Wrestle alongside her over scripture, critical scholarship and faith.
FRANK MOORE CROSS and ELIE WIESEL
Listen to these scholars discuss their different approaches to reading the Bible.
Flee the Nazis with this Dead Sea Scrolls doyen.
TRUDE and MOSHE DOTHAN
Meet the Philistines through the words of these spousal colleagues.
Explore the limitations of archaeology with Masada’s longtime director.
Debate the use of the Bible in archaeology with this Gezer excavator.
Enjoy these compelling interviews of the scholarly legends who forever changed the field of Biblical archaeology, and gain insight from their own thoughts, unique ideas and personal stories.